Interview with Prof. Ahmed Samatar about the new Somali Ambassador to the US
MPR interviewed Prof. Ahmed Samatar about the new Somali Ambassador to the US. Somalia’s first ambassador to the US in 20 years
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Omar Abdirashin Ali Sharmarke served as Somalia’s Prime Minister in 2009 and 2010.
His arrival in Washington comes as the State Department prepares to announce a new U.S. ambassador to Somalia.
Macalester College Professor of International Studies Ahmed Samatar, a candidate in Somalia’s 2012 presidential elections, joins The Daily Circuit to explain what difference this diplomatic fresh start could make.